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70,000 people with learning disabilities not having a health check, figures show
More than 70,000 people with learning disabilities did not receive a health check, according...
27 Sep 2016
Union invites public to thank nurses for the job they do
Unison aims to highlight work of nurses and other public servants ahead of government...
26 Sep 2016
Brexit threatens future of 78,000 social care workers, report warns
Failure to recruit sufficient numbers of British-born care workers could leave older people...
21 Sep 2016
Trust offers band 5 nurses £1,000 'golden hello' bonus
To recruit more nurses for its adult inpatient units, Humber NHS Foundation Trust is...
20 Sep 2016
Survey highlights smoking and weight issues among mental health and learning disability...
Scottish Government reveals physical health statistics and bed occupancy rates in Scotland.
19 Sep 2016
The conquering anxiety guide
The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities (FPLD) is about to launch a revised...
14 Sep 2016
Patients need more help to self-manage diabetes, says CQC
Major diabetes review warns the NHS must do more to help patients self-manage their condition
07 Sep 2016
Nurse named chief executive of the Mental Health Network
The Mental Health Network has appointed trained nurse Sean Duggan as its new chief executive
07 Sep 2016
Concerns over vacant nursing and midwifery posts in Scotland
The percentage of vacant nursing and midwifery posts in Scotland has risen by 16% in three...
06 Sep 2016
Call for debate on future of nursing education
A new report from the Council of Deans of Health is calling for discussion on what new...
01 Sep 2016
Mencap reveals lack of support for children with learning disabilities in summer
A poll by learning disability charity Mencap showed 80 per cent of parents of a child with a...
01 Sep 2016
Warning over school nurse numbers
RCN highlights that the number of school nursing post has fallen by 13% since 2010
25 Aug 2016
Nurses' sickness absence rates almost four times higher than doctors
New sickness absence rates show nurses have one of the highest sickness absence rates across...
24 Aug 2016
First two regional chief nurses appointed by NHS Improvement and NHS England
Two senior nurses have been appointed to unite the work of the clinical commissioning group...
18 Aug 2016
NHS England announces £100 million funding for post-Winterbourne services
Funding announced to make Tranforming Care discharge plans a reality
17 Aug 2016
Scottish students race to get last remaining nursing places north of the border
A small number of places on nursing degrees in Scotland are still available through clearing.
11 Aug 2016
Hate crime plan criticised for not sufficiently protecting people with learning...
Steve Scown, the chief executive of care provider Dimensions, has said a government hate...
27 Jul 2016
£12 million funding boost for mental health assessments in custody
Funding will expand liaison and diversion services in England
22 Jul 2016